[gta02-core] Board parameters update

Álvaro Lopes alvieboy at alvie.com
Fri Aug 28 21:02:42 CEST 2009

Werner Almesberger wrote:
> I never quite analyzed the Gerbers to a lot of detail, but what you
> wrote sounds about right, except that both L6 and L7 seem to have a
> lot of routing.

Yes, routing + fill with ground afaics.

> So, how do we get started. Shall I do another conversion from
> http://downloads.openmoko.org/developer/schematics/GTA02/gta02_outline_footprints_netlist.tar.bz2
> this time with the can outlines as well ?

If we're using those same cans, yes, it will help a lot.

> Also, what should be the board orientation ? LCM side up like
> Openmoko did or battery side up ? Almost all of the components are
> at the "bottom", so the latter may be easier to work with.

Not sure, same for me.

> Last but not least, board orientation. I think landscape is best,
> given that screens are wider than tall. GPS to the right ?

Can be :)


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